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Blog written by Dr. Daniel Mutter, DC about chiropractic, philosophy, network spinal analysis, and yoga.

Network Spinal Analysis

Network Spinal Analysis is a chiropractic discipline that focuses on the patterns of stress in the central nervous system and how they are reflected in the body. Using gentle, precise, and specific contacts made along the spine, the body is able to become self-aware, to unwind these tension patterns, and to learn new strategies for how to adapt to the physical, chemical, and mental/emotional stressors in life.

There is a tremendous amount of research in this discipline. Case studies have reported improvement in things as diverse as cervical lordosis and lumbar scoliosis (restoring normal curvature), vision in a diabetic, psoriasis, balance and Meniere's disease, attention in adults, and continue to be published by the Annals of Vertebral Subluxation Research.

More interestingly, Network Spinal Analysis has published one of the largest chiropractic studies to date evaluating quality of life changes in people receiving this care consistently (ranging from 1 month to 3 years under care).

It found significant positive progressive self-reported improvements in all categories: physical state, mental/emotional state, stress evaluation, life enjoyment, and overall quality of life.

Perhaps most interestingly, the Somato-Psychic wave, a phenomenon unique to Network Spinal Analysis, is being studied as a Central Pattern Generator (CPG). As practice members progress in care, their spines are naturally able to release old patterns of tension and reorganize movement patterns at higher levels of complexity. When this occurs, it looks as though a wave is traveling along the spine. Gait (how we walk) is also a CPG. It too represents a fundamental, complex, and unique sensori-motor pattern of an individual.

The gentle and profoundly effective chiropractic discipline of Network Spinal Analysis offers the opportunity for people to make significant positive change in their body, their outlook on life, and their overall quality of life. As it has been and continues to be researched, there does not seem to be a limit on how people perceive the improvements in their well-being while receiving this care.

Retrospective Assessment of Wellness and Quality of Life  

Literature Review Involving NSA Care